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George Oliver Appointed to Raytheon Board; William Swanson Comments

Raytheon logoGeorge Oliver, CEO of Tyco International since 2012, has joined Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) board of directors, effective immediately.

He joined Tyco in 2006 and has served as president of different divisions including safety products, electrical and metal products and fire protection, Raytheon said Thursday.

William Swanson, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, said Oliver brings international business knowledge, a technology background and operating knowledge to help the company meet its international goals.

Oliver also has worked for General Electric, where he held various leadership roles.

Oliver is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and serves as a board of trustees member.

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